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SCOTT SLANT: Is the 2015 game relevant?

SCOTT SLANT: Is the 2015 game relevant?

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Wednesday, November 17, 2021. It’s easy to preview the Boise State-New Mexico game by going back to that bewildering night in 2015 when the Lobos came to the blue turf as 30.5-point underdogs and left with a shocking 31-24 upset. This time, the Broncos are favored by 27.5 points. And…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Head start on Senior Night

SCOTT SLANT: Head start on Senior Night

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Riley Whimpey’s first introduction to Boise State fans was at a preseason Bronco Athletic Association event in 2017, when he did a standing back-flip on stage after he was introduced. This Saturday night Whimpey will bow out in front of local fans when he comes out for…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Controlling what they can control

SCOTT SLANT: Controlling what they can control

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Monday, November 15, 2021. Utah State and Air Force may not have cooperated Saturday night, but that doesn’t take away from Boise State’s ability to finish strong after its 23-13 win over Wyoming Friday night. The team that was 3-4 a month ago, leaving fans to wonder if there was…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Tale of two 5-4 teams

SCOTT SLANT: Tale of two 5-4 teams

Presented by BACON BOISE. Friday, November 12, 2021. Boise State and Wyoming both got something off their chests last week. For the Broncos, it was finally notching their first two-game winning streak of the season with a satisfying 40-14 upset of Fresno State. For Wyoming, it was snapping a not-very-pretty four-game losing streak with a…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Fan count falls into place

SCOTT SLANT: Fan count falls into place

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Thursday, November 11, 2021. Boise State athletic director Jeramiah Dickey’s “six games, six sellouts” goal was a longshot, but it’s been a rallying cry. And every time the Broncos have laid an egg this fall, something good has happened in time for the next game on the blue turf, and…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Going Zen on the 2021 season

SCOTT SLANT: Going Zen on the 2021 season

Presented by BACON BOISE. Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Warning: I’m going into left field here. But I saw this quote posted by the great founder, producer and narrator of Idaho Public Television’s “Outdoor Idaho,” Bruce Reichert. It comes from an American Buddhist author, Pema Chodron. It wasn’t in relation to Boise State football—but on the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Now, about that other streak

SCOTT SLANT: Now, about that other streak

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Okay, Boise State has won 14 consecutive Mountain West games on the road and four straight on the road overall. The Broncos have defeated two Top 25 teams on the road in the same season for the first time ever. It’s easy to say your team “shoulda…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The pattern finally breaks

SCOTT SLANT: The pattern finally breaks

Presented by BACON BOISE. Monday, November 8, 2021. And just like that, Boise State is over .500 for the first time this season and has won three of its past four games. The Broncos took the upset of BYU and did it one better Saturday, rocking Fresno State 40-14 and silencing the Bulldogs’ first sellout…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The Milk Can is back

SCOTT SLANT: The Milk Can is back

Presented by BRUNDAGE MOUNTAIN. Friday, November 5, 2021. Some of my radio colleagues have dissed the Milk Can, the trophy that goes to the winner of regular-season games between Boise State and Fresno State. I disagree. The Bulldogs and San Diego State played for the Old Oil Can last week, and this one has just…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Two ends of the red zone

SCOTT SLANT: Two ends of the red zone

Presented by BRUNDAGE MOUNTAIN. Thursday, November 4, 2021. The big story for Boise State in last week’s win at Colorado State was its defensive red zone performance, as the Broncos denied touchdowns to CSU all four times the Rams got into the red zone. Boise State is No. 1 in the Mountain West in that…MORE

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